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Religious in Jelsa

Following the Cross

Included on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list, this 500-year-old procession starts simultaneously from Jelsa and five surrounding towns and villages at 10pm on the night of Holy Thursday. Partic…
Burgers in Jelsa

Flying Pig

For the rest of the year they're busy with their bistro, Beštija, in Zagreb, but come summer this hip young crew heads to Jelsa to celebrate the simple things in life: juicy gourmet burgers and craft beer.
Dalmatian in Jelsa

Me & Mrs Jones

The local couple behind this restaurant offers a creative take on Dalmatian cuisine at the edge of the harbour. The restaurant's decor merges traditional stone and wood interiors with retro accents. When locals from…
Church in Jelsa

Church of the Assumption

Jelsa's parish church has an elegant baroque facade and a Renaissance bell tower, while inside there are ceiling frescos and an elaborate marble high altar. It's been tinkered with over the centuries, but a large pa…
Winery in Jelsa

Vina Tomić

A local winery offering tastings in an atmospheric stone cellar above Mina bay.
Dalmatian in Jelsa

Konoba Nono

This charming family-run tavern serves traditional island fare.